'''Sawako''' (written: 佐和子, 爽子 or さわ子) is a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
* (born 1953), Japanese writer and television personality
* (1931–1984), Japanese writer
* (born 1988), Japanese singer and idol
*, protagonist of the manga series ''Kimi ni Todoke''
*, character in the manga series ''K-On!''